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Environmental Ethics
 

Beliefs and Believers: Ethical Dimension: Human and Environmental Rights
Can We Create an Ethical Environment? The Scientific Causes and Effects of the Environmental Crisis: How is it Harming us Locally and Globally?
Enviroethics: The Rights of Future Generations
Environmental Ethics
Environmental Ethics
Environmental Ethics: Examining Your Connection to the Environment and Your Community
Inner Roots of Our Global Crisis
Rollin-Rolston Debate on Environmental Ethics


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Title Beliefs and Believers: Ethical Dimension: Human and Environmental Rights
Series None Listed
Publisher University Park, Ill.: Governors State University, 1990
Credits Board of Governors of State Colleges and Universities.

Executive Producer: David Ainsworth
Director: Greenpeace Chicago
Guest: Sharon Pines
Format VHS
Length 60 minutes
Abstract John Simmons, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Western Illinois University, considers ethics, environmentalism, and the “gospel of ecology.”
   
Title Can We Create an Ethical Environment? The Scientific Causes and Effects of the Environmental Crisis: How is it Harming us Locally and Globally?
Series None Listed
Publisher Decatur, Ill.: Millikin University, 1989
Credits Writers: Paul R. Ehrlich, Benjamin Alexander, Jacob Dumelle, John W. Thompson
Format 4 VHS cassettes
Length Information not available
Abstract Lectures delivered by Paul Ehrlich, Benjamin Alexander, Jacob Dumelle, and John W. Thompson at Millikin University in Decatur, Illinois between September 7 and October 26, 1989.
   
Title Enviroethics: The Rights of Future Generations
Secondary Titles

No Dogs or Philosophers Allowed (aired as television program, September 12, 1993)

Series None Listed
Publisher Arlington, Va.: Milk Bottle Productions, 2000
Credits Others responsible for the production of this video include:
Ken Knisely
Jackie Steven
Format VHS
Length 60 minutes
Abstract Originally televised on KREZ-TV this video considers our responsibility to care for the environment on behalf of future generations. Participants include: Nat Heiner, Shannon Jordon, and Nikki Roy.
   
Title Environmental Ethics
Series None Listed
Publisher Durango, Colo.: Group Four Teleproductions, 1994
Credits Produced by Group Four Teleproductions.

Writer, Editor, Cameraperson: Tom Bartels
Format VHS; role-playing outline
Length 40 minutes
Abstract Designed for teaching students to understand and think critically about their own views and beliefs as well as about ethical systems in general. Focusing on the environment, this video uses issues pertaining to land use to discuss the various factors involved in making ethical decisions, including economics, biology, emotions, and beliefs.
   
Title Environmental Ethics
Series Ethics in the 1990s
Publisher Boston, Mass.: Jones and Bartlett Pub., Inc., 1996
Credits Writer: Eric J. Katz
Format VHS
Length 28 minutes
Abstract Presenting his own holistic view, Professor Katz introduces various approaches to environmental ethics.
   
Title Environmental Ethics: Examining Your Connection to the Environment and Your Community
Series none listed
Publisher San Francisco: The Video Project, 2005
Credits Developed by the Goldman Environmental Prize and the Yale University Department of Forestry and Environmental Studies
Format VHS and DVD
Length 64 minutes
Abstract This video presents stories from prominent figures in environmental ethics who discuss real-world examples of the ethical questions surrounding various environmental issues and practices of resource management.  This video shows how ordinary people can help protect the natural environment.  Designed for educational purposes, this video includes a written curriculum and an online community for teachers (the Environmental Ethics Network).
   
Title Inner Roots of our Global Crisis
Series Worth Quoting
Publisher Oley, Pa.: Bullfrog Films, 1993
Credits Producer: Kathleen Clower
Director, Editor: Mark Basse
Camerapeople: Mark Abbott, John Koob
Music: Britt McTammany, McMusic Compositions
Host: Hazel Henderson
Format VHS
Length 58 minutes
Abstract In two sessions, Hazel Henderson and Peter Russell consider the various ethical issues and moral challenges that face both managers and environmentalists.
   
Title Rollin-Rolston Debate on Environmental Ethics (November 29, 1989)
Series None Listed
Publisher Fort Collins, Colo.: Office of Instructional Services, Colorado State University, 1989
Credits Recorded by David Crocker
Format VHS
Length 52 minutes
Abstract Philosophy professors Bernard E. Rollin and Holmes Rolston engage in a debate about environmental ethics with occasional comments from David Crocker.